FUFA Big League: Wakiso Giants lose invincibility as Ntinda and Kira get relegated


Elgon table leaders Wakiso Giants succumbed to their first ever defeat of the season at the hands of the army side UPDF FC at Bombo.

Second half goals from Amis Muwonge and Sydney Senyonga ensured a 2-0 win for the Steven Bogere charges over the Purple Sharks.

Prior to the loss, Wakiso Giants had played 15 games, winning nine and drawing on six occasions.

Despite defeat, Wakiso Giants remain three points clear of second placed Doves All Stars who have played 17 games, one more than the Purple sharks and third placed Kyetume FC.

Doves All Stars defeated Amuka Bright Stars 2-1 in a game played at the Greenlight stadium in Arua.

Entebbe FC and Jinja Municipal Council Hippos settled for a 2-2 draw at the Fisheries institute grounds in Bugongo, Entebbe.

Kiboga Young closed in on leaders Proline after overcoming Ntinda United 2-1 at Bamusuta SDA grounds thanks to a Fidel Muhwezi brace.

Farouk Kawooya who turned out for Kiboga in the first round scored the consolation for Ntinda United.

Kiboga are now one point behind Proline who drew 1-1 against Water FC at Wankulukuku on Wednesday afternoon.

Masindi outfit Dove FC rallied twice to edge Kira United 3-2 at Namboole thanks to Ronald Kyamanywa (brace) and Johnson Tusubira.

Moses Ndaula and Godwin Kitagenda were on target for Kira United.

Following defeats from Kiboga and Dove FC, Ntinda United (11 points) and Kira United (12 points) were confirmed relegated to the third division.

The pair join bottom placed Bumate United who were also relegated following a turbulent season.

JMC Hippos’ talisman Ibrahim Nsimbe is now level on nine goals with Proline’s Ivan Bogere. Kitara’s George Senkaaba and Bright Anukani come close on eight each.

Kira United’s shinning light Abdallah Senyonga, Henry Kitagenyi and Peter Lomolo of Kiboga Young have seven goals each.

Full Results
Elgon Group
• UPDF 2-0 Wakiso Giants
• Entebbe 2-2 JMC Hippos
• Doves All Stars 2-1 Amuka Bright Stars

Rwenzori Group
• Kansai Plascon 2-0 Kitara FC
• Water FC 1-1 Proline
• Kira United 2-3 Dove FC
• Kiboga Young 2-1 Ntinda United
• Bumate 1-4 Kireka United

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